Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 29th, 2004
According to a study from Spain, "Recent studies have confirmed important regional differences in the prevalence of obesity, as well as a tendency for this prevalence to increase. Determination of the social factors involved in obesity may be very useful to design intervention and prevention strategies. This transverse study was undertaken in Pizarra (Malaga, Spain) from a random sample of the population between 18 and 65 years of age (n=1,226). All participants were interviewed and given a physical examination. Standardized anthropometrical measurements were made, and a baseline blood sample was taken after an...
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